The Culture Beat And New Media

Watch Now Date Added: Nov 2009
Format: Webcast

Celebrity culture and the brutal economics of print journalism have conspired to kill arts criticism, but it has begun migrating to the web, where it just may survive and even thrive. Panelists discuss the field's colorful history, current decline, and possibly vibrant future. Arts criticism went through a Wild West period in the first half of the 19th century, recounts the presenter.